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Linksys USB Ethernet Adapter Gigabit USB 3.0

ADD WIRED INTERNET CONNECTIVITY TO YOUR MACBOOK AIR, CHROMEBOOK, OR ULTRABOOK

Take advantage of reliable, ultra-fast wired Internet speeds with the USB Ethernet Adapter Gigabit USB 3.0. The adapter offers a USB 3.0 connector on one end and a Gigabit Ethernet port on the other, making it easy to establish a wired Internet connection using your MacBook Air, Chromebook, or Ultrabook.

FAST TRANSFERS AND RELIABLE STREAMING WITH USB 3.0 AND GIGABIT ETHERNET

With the adapter's USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet ports, you'll get high-speed data transfers, which is ideal for downloading large files or streaming movies.


Compact and Portable USB

PERFECT FOR BUSINESS TRAVELERS

The adapter is the perfect solution for the business traveler who needs a secure and fast wired Ethernet connection in a hotel or at a conference.

Plug the USB3GIG's USB 3.0 connector into your MacBook Air, Chromebook, or Ultrabook and connect the Gigabit Ethernet port to an Ethernet cable and router.


Linksys USB Ethernet Adapter Gigabit USB 3.0

COMPACT, FLEXIBLE DESIGN

Ideal for travel, the USB3GIG features a slim, flexible design that fits easily in your pocket or laptop case. A travel cap keeps it protected when not in use.

Technical Specs
  • Network Standards:
    • IEEE 802.3
    • IEEE 802.3u
  • Ports:
    1x Gigabit
  • Storage Temperature:
    32 to 158 F (0 to 70 C)
  • Hardware Interface Type:
    USB 3.0
  • Max. Link Rate:
    1000 Mbps
  • Platform Compatibility:
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista 32/64
    • Windows 7 32/64
    • Windows 8 32/64
    • Windows 8.1 32/64
    • Mac OS X 10.7
    • Mac OS X 10.8
    • Mac OS X 10.9
    • Chrome OS
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Package Contents
  • Linksys USB 3.0 Wired Gigabit Adapter
  • CD-ROM with Driver and User Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
Reviews
Rated 1 out of 5 by from NOT MAC COMPATIBLE Says "Works with MacBook Air, Chromebook or Ultrabook". Fails to mention that it ONLY works for MacOS upto 10.9. So this is not for anyone with a Mac newer than 2013, or anyone that has updated their OS.
Date published: 2015-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works awsome, no drivers need installed. This is awesome, just plug into usb port and connect ethernet cable. No drivers to install nothing to set up, it just works. I got 20 mbps download with usb 2.0 ports. This is the max speed I am paying for. I am happy with this plug and play product. I needed this since my on board ethernet chip died! I do use Mint 17.3, I am not sure what the disc is for that comes with the product, maybe a free Frisbee?
Date published: 2016-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertised, right out of the box. Lesson... don't buy Mac, burn fossil fuels and pray for more quality beach front with the rise of the oceans
Date published: 2016-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy set up! Great! Works beautifully with my Toshiba chromebook 2!
Date published: 2015-11-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from OS X Driver Support It has been at least 3 months since the last review and there is still no working driver for 10.11. The hyperlink on the support page does not work and nothing else comes up on searches. The linked site could be down due the New Years celebration but that is no excuse for the lack of driver support since 10.11 has been availabe for some time.
Date published: 2016-02-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Still not for Mac OS X 10.11 Though promoted, even the driver from 3/1/2016 does not do its job. It's very disappointing to hear development is working on this issue for such a long time without a positive result. Apple products might be expensive, but they work. This adapter is slightly cheaper, but does not work, and nobody seam to care.
Date published: 2016-05-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Needs custom Realtek driver for OSX 10.11 support More details here: https://community.linksys.com/t5/Wired-Adapters/USB3GIG-does-not-work-with-the-last-MacOS/m-p/985734/highlight/true#M2694
Date published: 2015-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works like a charm I really dont know why ppl are saying it is not working with mac, it is flawless with el capitan and sierra as well, both (air and mbp tested). I didn't expected 1gig real throughput, i was able to gain 500+mbps which (obviously plugged in usb3 port), that all, I really recommend it
Date published: 2017-07-08
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*Maximum performance derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual performance can vary, including lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, range and coverage. Performance depends upon many factors, conditions and variables, including distance from the access point, volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, operating system used, mix of wireless products used, interference and other adverse conditions.